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Can someone PLEASE upload a short vid of how you activate 2d surround on your system, which ports you have your monitors connected, and whatever else needs to be done.

If the control panel isnt freezing up, then it's one of my monitors not turning on, or it will only let me turn on 2 of the 3 monitors. I've had trouble since day one and now its even worse.

Yes, I've tried different drivers.
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Sorry no video but this should do it for you:

~Open Nvidia control panel
~Choose "configure SLI,PhysX,Surround
~Select "Span displays with Surround"
~Click on configure
~Select the displays option when prompted for what you want to configure, if you get another option stating to "Connect displays as shown" click apply.
~Click on identify, a number will appear on each screen. Move the monitors in the arrange window to match the numbers that appeared on your screen then click apply.
~You should be prompted to use bezel correction, I use 132 giving me a custom res of 6024X1080.

That should do it, hopefully it works that easily for you. Make sure you have all matching cables for this to work properly: 3 straight DVI cables or 3 DVI to HDMI.
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It's worked before. I have my main (middle monitor) with DVI and the two sides with hdmi to dvi connectors.

I do exactly what you typed and the control panel will only leave on 2 monitors. When I click on setup multiple monitors it'll only let me check off 2 and then a pop up says "only 2 monitors supports in SLI." I've never had this happen before.


Which is better. Two monitors connected to gpu 1 and one monitor connected to gpu 2 or vice versa?
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2 to gpu 1 and 1 to gpu 2.
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Control still freezing up as usual.


Finally got it to work. This freezing up crap is really pissing me off. It does it EVERY TIME I setup 2d surround.
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Control still freezing up as usual.


Finally got it to work. This freezing up crap is really pissing me off. It does it EVERY TIME I setup 2d surround.
I have no problems whatsoever but I use three identical cables. I have one DVI to HDMI that I removed because it didn't like surround with the other two monitors. You should try three DVI cables to see if it still does it when you switch to surround. My other two DVI to HDMI cables will be here tomorrow.
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